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Private Historical Tour

Trip at a Glance

  • Locations

    Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Activities

    Sightseeing, Walking Tour

  • Price
    Custom Price
  • Duration

    3-4 hours

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    Saturdays

  • Price Includes

    Guided tour, private transportation to the old part of Rio, visitation to buildings and most important historical constructions of the city of Rio de Janeiro

Highlights

  • Explore the old city of Rio with an expert guide.
  • Visit popular attractions and locally-known sites.
  • Learn the history and culture of the region.

Trip Info

Step back in time to understand how Rio became the great city it is today. On this walking tour, explore the Rio de Janeiro Historical Center and historic buildings to see the link to the colonial period, the beginning of the founding of the city. You will also learn about the subsequent period, when the arrival of the Royal Family and the Portuguese Court to Brazil, encompassing the period of the First and Second Empire.

We begin by Cinelandia Square, Cine Odeon, Municipal Library, Municipal Theater, Town Hall and Museum of Fine Arts. Enjoy your time visiting St. Joseph Church, Tiradentes Palace, Pedro Ernesto Palace, Imperial Palace, Cafe and Bookstore Alerquim.

Enjoy the Pra├ža XV, Telles Arches, Ouvidor Street, Church of Santa Cruz Military, Centro Cultural Banco do Brazil, Candelaria Church, Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Largo da Carioca, St. Anthony Convent and the Metropolitan Cathedral of San Sebastian. No visit to Rio would be complete without a journey to Arcos da Lapa.

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